John Arthur Van Dyke, Sr.

April 3, 1933April 19, 2014

John Arthur Van Dyke, Jr., 81 of Bridgeton, died April 19, 2014 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

He was a veteran stage performer, entertaining audiences from the Catskills in New York to Miami, Florida for over 50 years. He attended St. Paul Catholic Church.

He is survived by his son John Van Dyke of New Bern; two sisters, Judy Stasinopoulos of Bridgeton; and Peggy Lynott of Long Island, NY.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: RCS 919 George St., New Bern, NC 28560.

Online condolences may be made to the Van Dyke family at


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Lorelei Schaffhausen

April 22, 2014

So sorry to hear about your loss John. Many of us are thinking about you and your family right now.

April 22, 2014

John, so sad to hear of the loss of your father. It is a difficult life passage for us to lose a parent. I send you and your family my sincere condolences. Mary Ann Horn, your neighbor.

April 22, 2014

John, so sorry for the loss of your father. I never I met him, but I would have loved to have seen him perform. Please know you have my prayers for you & your family.
Liz & Jack Watts